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Battery life

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by biggin, Sep 2, 2015.

  1. biggin

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    I live in AZ and we had some awesome storms and storm clouds the last week.
    I usually have about an 45min to an hour to pull my P3P out and film some of our beautiful skies ImageUploadedByPhantomPilots - DJI Phantom Forum1441197265.245728.jpg ImageUploadedByPhantomPilots - DJI Phantom Forum1441197291.777236.jpg

    Will my 110-115 degree temps affect my battery life?
    And has anyone ever had issues with electronic interference from a storm? I do imagine that's a possibility right?
     
  2. Oso

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    The P3 has a listed max operating temp of 40C/104F. That includes the battery. My guess is that in 110-115, you will have issues with your mobile device overheating, plus whatever issues may arise from flying 6-11 degrees above the stated max temps.
     
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  3. suck it up

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    Great questions, I know that you can get some pretty good interference from a storm, the battery life with those temps I can't answer. I don't know enough about these new batteries but I do know extreme cold will affect them.
     
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    i went out to the White Tanks on Saturday, and my iPhone overheated. no issues with the bird, but i only flew for about 10 minutes. hard to fly up the side of mountains when you can't see how close you are or what direction you are facing, so i shut it down. i've flown a few times in our lovely, Arizona heat, and i've never had any issues.
     
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